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Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
Published: 14 March 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380948-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8094-8
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379287-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7928-7
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... framed their work in Cameroon as a global biosecurity issue, based on the idea that new, unknown viruses circulating among local apes and monkeys could pass to humans through the hunting and eating of “bushmeat” by Cameroonian populations. The chapter analyses how local artists and citizens criticized...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... This chapter describes the encounter between an antiretroviral therapy (art) research project and an extended family in rural East Africa. The meeting of research and lived realities involves multiple relations between the HIV virus, involving international science, the state, individuals...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
Published: 06 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388012-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8801-2
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... Chapter 2 elaborates a politics of civil society advocacy against unethical clinical trials in India as it developed through public scandal. It focuses upon a study conducted to facilitate the rollout of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine into India’s national immunization program, which...
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... sex. The action proceeded to become politically explosive shortly after medics announced that AIDS was in all likelihood caused by a virus that spread through bodily secretions such as blood and semen. Horrified by the intensification of the crisis and the lack of a proportionate response, Larry...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... criminalization is furthering the spread of the virus. Reform is urgently needed to stem the tide of HIV transmission and improve public health. The Sero Project is a network of people with HIV and allies fighting for freedom from stigma and injustice. It has led an effort to raise awareness and mobilize...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... Serving as an introduction to the entire book, chapter 1 discusses the appearance and spread of a late liberal mode of governing, which the book refers to as “geontological power” and “geontopower” as well as three figures—the Desert, the Animist, and the Virus—that are displacing the four...
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... multiple relations between the HIV virus, involving international science, the state, individuals, kinship networks, and medicine. The analytical focus explores the effects of the cutting and creation of these relations and networks in practice. The networks are founded, held together, and also cut by...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... impossible to count the number of persons infected, was less lethal than the seasonal flu virus.6 In this narrative of the emergence of new influenza viruses, h and n refer to the proteins commanding the entrance and the release of the virus in the cell of the host- organism, and the number indicates the...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... months. In this climate of health vigilance, there was increased focus on the mutability of viruses (SARS, avian flu virus, etc.) and worries about rapid nonhuman to human transmission in a region densely interlinked by commerce, migration, travel, and environmental vectors. The chapter frames the battle...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
.... 4. See Biagioli and Galison, Scientific Authorship. 5. The names of influenza viruses are given according to the configuration of the hemagglutinin (h) and the neuraminidase (n) proteins that command the entrance and the release of the virus from the cell. 6. See Kolata, Flu, and who, Influenza. 7...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
..., Michael. Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching. New York: Lantern, 2006. Griffiths, Tom. Hunters and Collectors: The Antiquarian Imagination in Austra­ lia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Guan, Yi, et al. Isolation and Characterization of Viruses Related to the sars Coronavirus from Animals...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... soci- eties, taking seriously the notion of virus hunters and the genealogy relat- ing birdwatchers to wildfowl hunters. I have contrasted hunting techniques of preparedness and pastoral techniques of prevention as two ways to miti- gate the uncertainties in relations between human and nonhuman animals...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... insights from ap- parently disparate disciplines merge and provide validation for or discredit earlier theories. 50 David H. Gremillion Another rapidly developing body of knowledge is challenging rather than validating the orthodox understandings of human migration. Human T cell lymphotrophic virus 1 (HTLV...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... farm had been infected by an avian influenza virus that was transmissible to humans. Here, chickens appear as allies to hu- mans in the war against flu viruses, because they are the first to die on the frontline. The word sentinel captures well the mix of agriculture, public health, and military...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... of new influenza viruses, h and n refer to the proteins commanding the entrance and the release of the virus in the cell of the host- organism, and the number indicates the chronologi- cal order of emergence. Hence h1n1, emerging in 1918 among humans and killing probably fifty million of them, is...